On June 6-7, 2019, the Mississippi Heritage Trust will host the Listen Up! Historic Preservation Conference in Grenada, presented by BankPlus. Using the amazing downtown renaissance that is happening in this historic city, the conference will focus on six essential… Read More ›
Why do men select a profession in which real success, or at least eminence, entails a life of constant serious study, three-fourths drudgery, no play and rarely a reward of full, unstinted appreciation? Why will men knowingly attempt the impossible?
Historic preservation in Mississippi began in the prehistoric era with the continual care of ceremonial mounds by native Mississippians. Contemporary preservation is still best seen through stewardship of the historic environment by individuals and the public sector. (Michelle Jones, Historic Preservation, Mississippi… Read More ›
Mississippi has won this honored designation four times since its inception in 2006. Maybe your preservation project can be next?
The same view today: Other Mississippi Streets . . .
VintageAerial.com has published over 62,000 historic aerial photos in Mississippi. coverage in Mississippi covers portions of the state with photos dating back to the early-1980s in most counties.
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History has awarded grants totaling more than $78,000 to nine preservation projects in Certified Local Government (CLG) communities across the state.
The once-grand mansion was in a precarious condition in 1936 when our old friend James Butters took two photos of the building for the Historic American Building Survey, one from the front and one from the back, which was already missing its original double gallery.
Y’all know that I’m a sucker for folded-plate roofs, so you may not be surprised that I found my favorite lawn and garden center, Hutto’s on Ellis Avenue in Jackson, when I was out taking pictures of interesting buildings on… Read More ›
Friday was the last day of Name This Place XIII. At the start of the day, Suzassippi was leading the way with 16 points while Carunzel, Belinda2015/Belinda Stewart, and southside preservationist were within striking distance at 12, 11, and 10… Read More ›
Name This Place:
For the second time today, Name This Place:
I thought yesterday’s first post was a good candidate to stump everyone, but SWeger identified and provided architectural information about Grenada’s Moore-Powell-Whitaker House for two points with southside preservationist and Belinda2015/Belinda Stewart getting single points. The second post of the… Read More ›
The final post of this contest’s penultimate day. Name This Place:
Please read The Rules of the contest and Name This Place:
Our second historic Mississippi building of the day, so can you Name This Place:
The Lindamood Building at the Palmer Home for Children in Columbus was yesterday’s first post which southside preservationist got two points for, as southside preservationist was the first person to name the building and city; Suzassippi, Carunzel, Mattie Abraham, and… Read More ›
For the fourth time today, Name This Place:
Please read The Rules of the contest and use these two images to Name This Place: